Board Members

Board Members
Portia Babcock
At Large Seat (2015-2018)
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
Director Community Investment & Public Affairs
Cory Baggen
At Large Seat (2016-2019)
Samson Tug & Barge
Vice President
Kelly Bender
Local Chamber
Greater Whittier Chamber of Commerce
Board President
Renata Benett
Outside Chamber
TOTE Maritime Alaska
Manager, Market Research
Richard Beneville
Local Chamber
Nome Chamber of Commerce
Mayor of Nome
David Combs
Local Chamber
Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce
Past President
Darren Franz
Appointed Seat (2016-2018)
Wells Fargo Bank Alaska
Alaska Business Banking Manager
Jim Kacsh
Local Chamber
Cordova Chamber of Commerce
Board President
Scott Hawkins
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
Advanced Supply Chain International
President, Chief Operating Officer
Allen Hippler
Appointed Seat (2016-2018)
Northrim Bank
VP, Commercial Loan Officer
Hal Ingalls
District D (2017-2020)
Denali Drilling, Inc.
CEO
Ryan Kapp
Local Chamber
Soldotna Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
Board of Directors
Jim Mendenhall
At Large Seat (2015-2018)
James W. Mendenhall, P.E.
Principal Owner
Mary Ann Pease
District M (2016-2019)
MAP Consulting
President
Kim Reitmeier
At Large Seat (2015-2018)
ANCSA Regional Association
Executive Director
Marilyn Romano
At Large Seat (2017-2020)
Alaska Airlines
Regional VP - Alaska
Ralph Samuels
Appointed Seat (2016-2018)
Holland America Group/Princess Cruises
VP, Gov't & Community Relations
Mike Satre
District Q (2016-2019)
Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company
Manager, Gov't & Community Relations
Renee Schofield
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
TSS, Inc. - Ketchikan
CEO
Casey Sullivan
At Large Seat (2015-2018)
Andeavor
Gov't & Public Affairs Manager
Jack Wilbur Jr.
District A (2017-2020)
Design Alaska
Chief Financial Officer
Bob Tannahill
At Large Seat (2017-2020)
First National Bank Alaska - Corporate Headquarters
Senior Trust Manager (Retired)
Lynne Seville
Appointed Seat (2016-2018)
Parker Smith & Feek
Principal, Account Executive
John Sims
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
ENSTAR Natural Gas Company
President
Rick Solie
District C (2015-2018)
Tower Hill Mines - Livengood Gold Project
Community Relations Manager
Dan Clark
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
VP Strategy & Commercial
Karen Matthias
District K (2017-2020)
Matthias Consulting
Principal Owner
Caroline Higgins
At Large Seat (2016-2019)
Caroline Higgins - Bidarka, LLC
Principal Owner
Stig Colberg
District F (2015-2018)
Cook Inlet Region, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Sinclair Wilt
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
Westward Seafoods, Inc.
VP
Ty Hardt
District N (2015-2018)
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
Director of Communications
Jason Custer
District R (2017-2020)
Alaska Power & Telephone Company
Business Development Director
Karl Heinz
District O (2015-2018)
First National Bank Alaska - Corporate Headquarters
VP, Combined Regional Branch Manager - Kenai
Andy Teuber
At Large Seat (2017-2020)
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Board President & Chair
Roy Tansy
District E (2015-2018)
Ahtna, Inc.
Executive VP
Stephanie Lesmeister
Local Chamber
Cooper Landing Chamber of Commerce
Board President
Curtis Thayer
Ex-Officio
Alaska Chamber
President and CEO
Tina Pidgeon
Appointed Seat (2016-2018)
GCI - Anchorage Business Headquarters
General Counsel/CCO/SVP, Gov't Affairs
Angie Newby
Local Chamber
Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
Board Member
Lisa Herbert
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc.
VP, Public Relations
Carol Fraser
District H (2016-2019)
Aspen Hotels of Alaska
Director, Sales & Marketing
Adelheid Herrmann
Local Chamber
Bristol Bay Borough Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Brad Osborne
District T (2015-2018)
Northern Oilfield Services, Inc.
President
Garry Hutchison
Local Chamber
Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Drew Green
Local Chamber
Juneau Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Ben Mulligan
Ex-Officio
Alaska Chamber
Vice President
Lindsey Whitt
District J (2015-2018)
Matson
Gov't Affairs/Community Relations
Greg Galik
At Large Seat (2016-2019)
Alaska Global, Inc.
President/CEO
John Hagan
Local Chamber
Haines Chamber of Commerce
Board President
Steve Howell
District G (2016-2019)
MSI Communications
Senior Vice President
Pete Laliberte
Appointed Seat (2016-2018)
BP Exploration (Alaska)
Business Development Manager
Shauna Hegna
District P (2017-2020)
Koniag, Inc.
President
Joe Hegna
Local Chamber
Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Dena Lythgoe
District L (2016-2019)
RISQ Consulting
Senior Account Executive Partner
Bob Cox
District S (2016-2019)
Bristol Bay Native Corporation
President & CEO of Bristol Bay Fuels
Markos Scheer
Local Chamber
Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Jordan Heckley
Local Chamber
Denali Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Dan Kennedy
Local Chamber
Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce
Board Member
Michael Jesperson
Appointed Seat (2017-2019)
Denali Occupational Health
Senior Vice President
Robert Peterkin
Local Chamber
Kenai Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
Past President
Mary Wanzer
Local Chamber
Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce
Past President
Carole Tallman
Local Chamber
Seward Chamber of Commerce
Board President